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Donny Osmond to Undergo Vocal Cord Surgery

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PRNewsFoto/Verve Music GroupDonny Osmond is the latest singer to be sidelined by vocal cord troubles. According to People, Osmond soon will undergo surgery to treat a hemorrhagic polyp on his right vocal cord. He’ll be treated by Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Steven M. Zeitel, the same doctor who recently operated on young pop star Sam Smith‘s vocal cords. Zeitel also ... Read More »

Updated Version of Video for Roger Waters’ “What God Wants, Pt. I” Premieres Online

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PRNewsFoto/Legacy RecordingsAn updated version of the music video created to accompany the 1992 Roger Waters song “What God Wants, Part 1″ has premiered online in conjunction with the reissue of the ex-Pink Floyd singer/bassist’s solo album Amused to Death, which hits stores Friday, July 24. The clip features black-and-white footage of Waters, guitarist Jeff Beck and other musicians performing the ... Read More »

Deep Purple to Rock “Today” Show on Thursday Morning

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Credit: Jim RaketeDeep Purple recently kicked off a U.S. summer tour, and the British rock legends will promote the trek by appearing on NBC’s Today show on Thursday morning. The band will perform live from New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza on the program, which airs at 8 a.m. ET. Deep Purple’s tour is mapped out through an August 15 concert ... Read More »

Yes to Continue Without Late Bassist Chris Squire, Says Drummer Alan White

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Credit: Rob ShanahanYes will continue following the death last month of founding bassist Chris Squire, who’d been the only constant member of the group throughout its 45-year-plus history. Drummer Alan White, who joined the band in 1972, tells Billboard that Squire “called me and asked me to keep everything going regardless of what happens…So absolutely we’re moving ahead.” The group ... Read More »

Keith Richards Attends New York Listening Party for New Solo Album, “Crosseyed Heart”

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Credit: Mark SeligerKeith Richards was in the house on Wednesday at New York City’s famed Electric Lady Studios to attend an intimate listening party for his first solo album in 23 years, Crosseyed Heart, which will be released on September 18. RollingStone.com reports that the Rolling Stones guitarist, dressed in a snakeskin-style jacket and wearing his trademark bandana around his ... Read More »

Heart Singer Ann Wilson’s Solo Project to Release EP in August

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Credit: Norman SeeffHeart frontwoman Ann Wilson‘s new solo project, The Ann Wilson Thing, will release a debut EP next month. No other details have been revealed about the recording, which will arrive prior to the start of the group’s recently announced tour dates. As previously reported, The Ann Wilson Thing has scheduled a series six U.S. shows at small venues ... Read More »

Meat Loaf Returning to the Road for a Fall US Tour

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Image Courtesy of Webster PRA couple of years ago, Meat Loaf launched a farewell tour, but the “Bat Out of Hell” singer apparently has had a change of heart about taking his show on the road. The veteran rocker has announced initial dates for a new U.S. fall trek that will get under way on October 23 in Temecula, California. ... Read More »

Vanilla Fudge Releasing Vinyl Version of Latest Album, “Spirit of ’67″; Schedules Summer and Fall Tour Dates

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Cleopatra RecordsIn March, veteran rock group Vanilla Fudge released a new studio album called Spirit of ’67 that salutes the classic music released during the year that the band came to fame with its psychedelic version of The Supremes‘ “You Keep Me Hanging On.” Now, a limited-edition vinyl LP of Vanilla Fudge’s new record is set to hit stores this ... Read More »